The Hayden Library at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is undergoing an interior renovation at the hand of Kennedy & Violich Architecture (KVA).
In the Media
Cellist Maya Beiser and composer Evan Ziporyn join us to discuss the new album, Bowie Cello Symphonic: Blackstar, which comes out today, January 10.
Hear the sounds of ancient and modern female composers in January
Like so many others, Maya Beiser was “obsessed” with David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, when it came out in January 2016.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Hayden Library in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is about to receive a significant interior renovation.
UCSB Music faculty members will present works by composer Elena Ruehr, including two world premieres, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall.
The cellist reworks and expands David Bowie’s final album.
Ahead of a major exhibition at the Palais de la Porte Dorée in Paris, the famed designer shares the object that inspired him to start his shoe company
From Tschabalala Self’s colorful recreations of the black female form at the ICA to the opening of the MAAM, Boston’s newest contemporary art museum, here are a few winter exhibits that have me looking on the bright side.
The MIT List Visual Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, announced today that Natalie Bell has been named its next curator of exhibitions.
After its last curator, Henriette Huldisch, departed to take a top position at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the MIT List Visual Arts Center, a closely watched art space in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has picked a significant figure in New York to fill … Continued
Gretchen Bender and Ericka Beckman were concerned with the representation of women in mass media, and both produced work with a cunning sense for the spectacular editing style of music videos, reality TV, and Hollywood filmmaking.
IN “BANAL PRESENTS,” THREE BLACK ARTISTS INTERVENE IN VAST SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS, FROM THE PRISON SYSTEM TO EDUCATION
“Banal Presents” was the final installment in a trilogy of exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary Art curated by Meg Onli and titled Colored People Time, after a black expression that frames a supposed lack of punctuality on the part … Continued
A look inside MIT’s maker culture
The space at 467 Washington St. in Downtown Crossing is prime retail real estate: It has floor-to-ceiling windows, a spacious footprint, and is just steps from the T.
In Spring 2020, Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee will host sharp-witted artist Sarnath Banerjee at MIT, America’s most hallowed academic ground, for a lecture on the economics of water.
Unfolding through technology, magic, or perhaps both, the recently taken photograph transformed from indeterminate shapes into the recognizable face of a loved one.
In Becca Albee’s installation, on view at the MIT List Visual Arts Center beginning Dec. 12, we are confronted with unlikely bits of ephemera that seem to hold no obvious connection.
‘T-Serai’ by Dr. Azra Aksamija highlights humanitarian causes including refugees, climate change, and textile overproduction. The exhibition is on view at Sharjah Museum for Islamic Civilization (SMIC) until December 7, 2019.
In the height of its popularity, Polaroid cameras allowed people to capture moments in an instant.
On Saturday, Nov. 9, the MIT Museum held a day-long special event celebrating Polaroid — the Cambridge-born camera that captured people’s hearts from its invention to its modern day resurgence.
Scientists are setting dark traps from which light cannot escape. But nature already has built a few of her own.
The Polaroid camera provided fertile ground for creative invention.
It’s one of the best origin stories ever: In December 1943, when his three-year old daughter asked her father why she couldn’t see—right away!—the photo he’d just taken of her, Edwin H. Land (1909–1991) thought, “Why not?”